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Hello guys smile.gif While playing BF3 on 64men TDM Nosharn Canals i noticed my CPU usage is around 70-80%.Isn't that a bit high? That's on stock clocks.Thx
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BF3 is CPU intensive especially with more players. That looks about right
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Just finished a round of Caspian Border 64men server and the usage was about the same.I'll join right now a 32men server and check the usage.
EDIT: Operation Metro,32men server ,usage about the same.Maybe it's like that because i have everything on Medium and my CPU is processing more than my GPU?
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Hello guys smile.gif While playing BF3 on 64men TDM Nosharn Canals i noticed my CPU usage is around 70-80%.Isn't that a bit high? That's on stock clocks.Thx

when you get in more intense fights or a lot of things happening on the screen it's normal to reach such % my Q9300 + gtx560ti got around those values too.
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when you get in more intense fights or a lot of things happening on the screen it's normal to reach such % my Q9300 + gtx560ti got around those values too.
Just played a round of Gotham City Impostors without V-Sync at around 170-200FPS.My first core was in the low 80's usage,the second and third pretty low usage,like 10-30% and fourth core at around 40-50%
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Just played a round of Gotham City Impostors without V-Sync at around 170-200FPS.My first core was in the low 80's usage,the second and third pretty low usage,like 10-30% and fourth core at around 40-50%

i would to some testing to check the four cores but i'm at work atm tongue.gif but has the other user said, BF 3 is very CPU intensive i just saw a major boost in performance going from a C2D E8400 to C2Q Q9300, so it's quite normal those values in my opinion, depends from the games some require more resources others not smile.gif
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i would to some testing to check the four cores but i'm at work atm tongue.gif but has the other user said, BF 3 is very CPU intensive i just saw a major boost in performance going from a C2D E8400 to C2Q Q9300, so it's quite normal those values in my opinion, depends from the games some are require more resources others not smile.gif
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Check this link.The usage of the i7-2600k is really low,around 40%.Maybe it's because the test is made in SP,i don't know.
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my CPU runs at 30% with just Origin running. Just to throw that out there.
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Check this link.The usage of the i7-2600k is really low,around 40%.Maybe it's because the test is made in SP,i don't know.

Multiplayer heavily taxes the PC more than Singleplayer in BF3, for instance, my AMD Athlon II X3 440 played Battlefield 3 constantly at 60 fps, but when I jumped into multiplayer, that quickly lead fps drops (I was playing on Ultra/High). Ever since I moved to my i5, that problem has been remedied.
   
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my CPU runs at 30% with just Origin running. Just to throw that out there.
With BF3 in 64men server,what's your CPU usage? Sorry if i'm asking too much,but if it's possible,test it out and tell me.Thx in advance!
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